Bob Baum

Published 8:53 am Friday, November 19, 2010

Name: Bob Baum


Age: 65

Residence: Pastor, Oasis in the Desert Church

Spouse: Ginger Revelle Baum

Children’s names and ages: Stephen, 42; David, 41; Eric, 36; Michael, 30; Jonathan, 25

Church affiliation: Oasis in the Desert Church

If I could change my name, Id make it: I have no desire to change my name

Pet I’d like to own: Chocolate lab

People say I look like: My father

Favorite Movie of all time: “Facing the Giants”

TV show I never miss: “NCIS”

The secret to happiness is: A relationship with Jesus Christ

I wish I knew how to: Fix my car

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: “If We are the Body” by Casting Crowns

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Ice cream, popcorn, peanut butter stuffed pretzels

Three words that best describe me: Loves Jesus, loves Jesus, loves Jesus

One superpower I wish I had: The ability to convince the whole world to accept Jesus as Savior

Book on my nightstand: “Facing Your Giants” by Max Lucado

My proudest achievement: Accepting the call to pastor a church

My most humbling moment : Accepting the call to pastor a church

My most recent trip: Norfolk to the food bank

My life won’t be complete until: I see Jesus face-to-face

My friends think I’m: The point man

I really lose my cool when: I see injustice toward a fellow human being

Favorite college sports team: Virginia Tech Hokies

Favorite pro sports team: Washington Redskins

Favorite color: Blue

The best life lesson I’ve learned and who taught me: It’s not about me, the word of God

Best decision I’ve made in life: To place Jesus number one in my life

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Local churches that regularly practice, Matthew 25:31-40

What gives me the blues: People refusing to accept eternal life through Jesus.

My best childhood memory: Riding around in my grandfather’s red and white Chrysler New Yorker.